Profs in the Pav – Autumn Series 2021

Event Details

Date

Mon 06 December 2021 17:30-19:00

Time

5:30pm - 7pm

Location

Pavilion Fusion Cafe, College Road

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Profs in the Pav – Autumn Series 2021

Celebrity and the Attention Economy: how popular culture can commodify an audience’s attention by Professor Ian Brown

Professor Ian Brown bases his presentation on a series of artworks he has produced as part of artists’ group Common Culture. This uses ready-made to engage audiences in a critical assessment of Celebrity culture and the attention economy where attention is the focus over anything meaningful or enriching. Warning: contains examples of internet celebrities focused solely on attention capital.

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